All items: Long-term sickness

  • Managing long-term sickness absence: XpertHR survey 2015

    10 February 2015

    Long-term sickness absence can have a severe adverse effect on the workplace. Latest research from XpertHR examines the steps employers are taking to face this challenge.

  • Managing the phased return-to-work process: XpertHR survey

    26 January 2015

    Latest XpertHR research examines the most effective methods for supporting a phased return to work for employees that have been on long-term sickness absence.

  • XpertHR long-term sickness absence survey 2011: employers' experience

    27 September 2011

    The impact of long-term sickness absence differs widely among employers, according to the latest XpertHR research. While it accounts for, on average, 28% of all days lost to sickness, this varies from nought to 90%, with the lowest impact occurring most frequently among small and medium-sized organisations (SMEs).

  • XpertHR sick pay survey 2010: fit notes

    3 December 2010

    The XpertHR survey of sick pay polices and procedures investigates the use of "fit notes" and finds that, in the experience of many employers, the new arrangements are not working as well as originally envisaged.

  • Use of absence triggers in managing absence: the 2010 IRS survey

    23 February 2010

    Many organisations are using several different measures to trigger a management reaction to employee absence. This IRS survey examines those measures and the actions taken as a consequence.

  • Managing long-term sickness absence: the 2009 IRS survey

    4 June 2009

    This IRS survey includes feedback from more than 170 employers about the ways in which they manage long-term sickness absences, the measures they have found prove most effective and the impact on their organisations of such extended periods of sick leave.

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Survey analysis: HR and legal information and guidance relating to managing long-term sickness.